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[movies]We Can Help: Justice for the Nation's Working Poor
University of Illinois at Chicago hosts Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor and others in a discussion about assistance for the working poor. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Keywords: working poor
Downloads: 4
[movies]Justicia! Justice for Janitors - Nicolas Cooper
This program details the movement.
Keywords: Working Poor
Downloads: 364
[texts]But Thy love and Thy grace - Finn, Francis James, 1859-1928
new
Keywords: Working poor; Religious awakening
Downloads: 504
[movies]Prince of Sharpness - Thomas Rahm
a "working poor" - documentary about a vietnam veteran, who makes his living by sharpening knives for cooks in Atlanta / GA.
Keywords: Documentary; Vietnam; Working Poor, Atlanta/ GA
Downloads: 620
[audio]Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed - Chris Sloan
Author Barbara Ehrenreich speaks to a gathering at the National Council of Teachers of English in San Antonio, Texas, November 2008.
Keywords: Barbara_Ehrenreich; Poverty_in_America; working_poor
Downloads: 3,582
[audio]The Gray Mills of Farley - Sarah Orne Jewett
LibriVox recording of The Gray Mills of Farley by Sarah Orne Jewett. Read by Bellona Times. As contemporary today as it was over a century ago, this relatively unsentimental tale of labor relations still packs a punch. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; labor; working poor; stockholders; corporations
Downloads: 2,018
[texts]Hearing to assess impact of recent changes to programs assisting low-income families : hearing before the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 6, 2007 - United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support
In folder: Public laws / House hearings / 110th Congress / 1st session / 2007
Keywords: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Program); Poor families; Working poor; Welfare recipients; Public welfare
Downloads: 5
[texts]Hearing to assess impact of recent changes to programs assisting low-income families : hearing before the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 6, 2007 - United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support
In folder: Public laws / House hearings / 110th Congress / 1st session / 2007
Keywords: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Program); Poor families; Working poor; Welfare recipients; Public welfare
[texts]ERIC ED323071: Fulfilling Work's Promise: Policies To Increase Incomes of the Rural Working Poor. - ERIC
Poverty is an important antecedent factor affecting education. One of the most striking characteristics of rural poverty is the extent to which the rural poor work. About 65% of poor nonmetro families have at least one worker, compared to 54% of poor metro families. This report focuses on federal and state policy reforms that would assure poor rural workers a reasonable return for their efforts. The federal earned income tax credit (EITC) assists low-income families that have earnings and a chil...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employed Parents; Family Income; Minimum Wage; Poverty; Poverty Programs; Public Policy; Rural Population; Tax Credits; Working Poor
Downloads: 1
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 5 - Part 1 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Five, " The natural enemy of the working class" explains the role of the police in suppressing organized labor and supporting employers in labor disputes with historical examples...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 319
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 6 - Part 2 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. This is chapter 6, part 2
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 175
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 3 - Part 1 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Three, "The genesis of a policed society", describes the history behind police as a tool in the hands of politicians, and gives examples of historical police forces involved in corruption such as voter fraud...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 330
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 4 - Part 2 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Four, "Cops and Klan, hand in hand", explains the role of the police as a tool to prop up white supremacy, from slave patrols, to enforcement of white supremacist laws, to racial profiling...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 332
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 6 - Part 1 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. This is Part one of Chapter 6
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 239
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 9 - Part 1 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 261
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 2 - Part 1 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Two, "The origins of American policing", explores what it means to be a modern police force and details history of police forces and their predecessors from Europe and the US...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 384
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue - Chapter 1 part 2 - anotherworldispossible
Kristian Williams' book "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. This is Part 2 of Chapter One: "Police brutality in theory and practice", It explores the history of police brutality and our cultural understanding of it.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 505
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue - Police and Power in America - Chapter 1 part 1 - anotherworldispossible
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. This is Chapter One: "Police brutality in theory and practice",  It explores the history of police brutality and our cultural understanding of it. Part One
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 754
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 2 - Part 2 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Two, "The origins of American policing", explores what it means to be a modern police force and details history of police forces and their predecessors from Europe and the US...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 319
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 4 - Part 1 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Four, "Cops and Klan, hand in hand", explains the role of the police as a tool to prop up white supremacy, from slave patrols, to enforcement of white supremacist laws, to racial profiling...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 327
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue - Chapter 1 part 2 - anotherworldispossible
Kristian Williams' book "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. This is Chapter One: "Police brutality in theory and practice", It explores the history of police brutality and our cultural understanding of it. Part Two
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 584
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 8 - Part 1 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 318
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 8 - Part 2 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 229
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America (Introduction) - anotherworldispossible
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. This is the introduction to the text.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 592
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 7 - Part 2 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 186
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 3 - Part 2 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Three, "The genesis of a policed society", describes the history behind police as a tool in the hands of politicians, and gives examples of historical police forces involved in corruption such as voter fraud...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 309
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 7 - Part 1 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people.
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 329
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 9 - Part 2 - another world is possible podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter 9, part 2
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor
Downloads: 632
[texts]ERIC ED347266: A Hand Up: How State Earned Income Credits Help Working Families Escape Poverty. - ERIC
This report examines state earned income tax credits (EICs) as a means to assist working poor families to escape poverty. Specifically, the report notes that six states have their own EICs, expressed as a percentage of the federal EIC, with the advantages being that the credit is a reward for work, is a pro-family policy, is efficiently targeted, prevents states from taxing families deeper into poverty, and offsets the effects of regressive state and local taxes...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Economically Disadvantaged; Family Financial Resources; Family Income; Family Programs; Federal Legislation; Poverty; Poverty Programs; State Aid; State Legislation; State Programs; Tax Credits; Taxes; Working Poor
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED321961: Demographic Trends of the Mexican-American Population: Implications for Schools. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
While becoming increasingly important to the economic and social development of the United States, Mexican-Americans still face barriers that hinder their full partnership in U.S. society. This ERIC digest is a summary of the latest available demographic and socioeconomic trends on Mexican-Americans. It discusses the broad implications for education that follow from these trends. In 1990, the Census Bureau estimated that 12,565,000 Mexican-Americans were living in this country, and that Mexican ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Rate; Educational Attainment; Elementary Secondary Education; Employment Patterns; Income; Low Income; Mexican American Education; Mexican Americans; Population Trends; Poverty; Residential Patterns; Socioeconomic Influences; Working Poor
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED314529: The Labor Shortage--Poverty and Educational Aspects. Hearings on Examining Alternatives Available in Coping with a Projected Labor Shortage in the Future while Facing a Poverty Surplus and Educational Gaps in the Work Force before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session (January 26 and 27, 1989). - ERIC
This document comprises hearings on the poverty and educational aspects of the labor shortage. Twenty witnesses testified, including Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Elizabeth Dole, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education Lauro F. Cavazos, legislators, program administrators, and three working mothers. Testimony included the following information: (1) welfare recipients need remedial education and job training as well as support services to move from dependency to self-sufficiency...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Change; Educational Needs; Family Financial Resources; Hearings; Job Training; Labor Needs; Low Income Groups; Poverty; Welfare Recipients; Welfare Services; Working Poor
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED382432: Nebraska's Families: Poverty Despite Work. - ERIC
The high poverty rate (13.8 percent) among Nebraska's children is cause for concern, since there is strong evidence that poverty can hinder development and adversely affect children's ability to become productive adults. It is commonly assumed that poor children live in families where parents could work but do not. Yet in Nebraska, of poor families with children and an able-bodied head, 82 percent had one or more workers...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Welfare; Children; Economic Factors; Education Work Relationship; Educational Attainment; Employment Patterns; Low Income; Policy Analysis; Poverty; Public Policy; Rural Urban Differences; Welfare Recipients; Working Poor
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED354375: Jobs for JOBS: Toward a Work-Based Welfare System. Occasional Paper 1993-1. - ERIC
The Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) program, a component of the 1988 Family Support Act, emphasizes education and occupational training for welfare recipients, but it has not provided sufficient corrective measures to promote work among recipients of Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The most serious deficiency of JOBS is its failure to create jobs for recipients unable to find work in the regular economy...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Employment Programs; Federal Legislation; Federal Programs; Females; Job Development; Job Training; Needs; One Parent Family; Program Improvement; Welfare Recipients; Welfare Reform; Working Poor
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED381260: Child Care: Recipients Face Service Gaps and Supply Shortages. Testimony before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, U.S. Senate. - ERIC
In response to congressional efforts to assess the potential impact that various welfare reform proposals might have on child care availability, continuity, and subsidy programs, this report examines the difficulties parents have trying to identify and secure child care while they work or attend school. The four child care programs created by the Congress for low-income families are briefly described, and the requirements of these programs, coupled with resource constraints of the states, are sh...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Day Care; Early Childhood Education; Employed Parents; Financial Support; Program Effectiveness; Welfare Recipients; Welfare Reform; Welfare Services; Working Poor
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED374315: Hearing on the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Program: Views from Participants and State Administrators. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives. One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session. - ERIC
This document records the oral and written testimony of persons who testified before or prepared reports for a Congressional hearing on the usefulness of the JOBS (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Program). Witnesses included persons who had participated in the programs as well as state and local administrators of JOBS programs, national organizations, and Congressional representatives. Testimony showed that the JOBS program had produced some useful results in training and placing people in jo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employment Programs; Federal Programs; High School Equivalency Programs; Job Training; Postsecondary Education; Program Effectiveness; Program Implementation; Program Improvement; Welfare Recipients; Working Poor
Downloads: 6
[audio]Building Bridges: So Rich, So Poor - The Crisis of U.S. Poverty Today - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** So Rich , So Poor - The Crisis of U.S. Poverty Today with Peter Edelman, Author So Rich, So Poor: Why Itâs So Hard To End Poverty In America. Professor at Georgetown University Law Center ,he was top advisor to Senator Robert Kennedy and was a member of President Clintonâs administration until he resigned in protest of Clintonâs signing, 16 years ago the Welfare Reform and ...
Keywords: Peter Edelman; Frances Fox Piven; Avis Jones DeWeever; poverty in U.S; unemployment; working poor; income disparity; African-Americans wage gap; African-Americans unemployment; U.S. elections
Downloads: 44
[audio]ISSUE UNDER FIRE: DID GOV. CHRISTIE’S REMARKS AMOUNT TO LET THEM EAT CAKE? - Lee Bines
ISSUE UNDER FIRE: DID GOV. CHRISTIE’S REMARKS AMOUNT TO LET THEM EAT CAKE? While President Obama host the France’s Socialist Leader Francois Hollande, it was particularly irritating to hear New Jersey Governor and presidential prospect bastardizing the income inequality debate in America. Frankly this writer is curious to know how President Hollande processed Gov. Christie’s assertion that Americans shouldn’t settle for income equality; i.e., security and stability...
Keywords: ISSUES UNDER FIRE; EQUAL OPPORTUNITY; INCOME INEQUALITY; LEE BINES; POLITICS; POVERTY; SOCIAL SAFETY NET; SOCIALISM; THE ONE PERCENT; THE WORKING POOR; UNEMPLOYMENT
Downloads: 3
[movies]99 Weeks: That Went Well - Lee Bines
In our first episode of 99 Weeks, entitled "That Went Well", hardworking loser Mr. Angry Whiteman takes control of his situation with the promise of a booty call.
Keywords: animation; comedy; 99 weeks; economy; unemployment; poverty; working poor; angry white people; the jobs act; sex for work; work place violence; booty call; issues under fire; retrovision media
Downloads: 1,917
[audio]Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 5 - Part 2 - Another World Is Possible Podcast
Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Five, " The natural enemy of the working class" explains the role of the police in suppressing organized labor and supporting employers in labor disputes with historical examples...
Keywords: anarchy; revolution; police; pigs; cops; race; racism; slavery; african american; equality; civil rights; hierarchy; people of color; working poor; another world is possible; podcast
Downloads: 432
[texts]ERIC ED386509: Child Care. Working Poor and Welfare Recipients Face Service Gaps. Report to Congressional Requesters. - ERIC
The General Accounting Office was asked by the House Committee on Education and Labor to review state implementation of the Child Care and Development Block Grant to determine the problems states encounter as they integrate the block grant and the other federal child care programs for low-income families into their child care delivery programs and to identify gaps in the delivery of child care services to the low-income population...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Block Grants; Day Care; Delivery Systems; Economically Disadvantaged; Eligibility; Federal Government; Government Role; Integrated Activities; Low Income Groups; Poverty; State Programs; Urban Areas; Urban Problems; Welfare Agencies; Welfare Recipients; Working Poor
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED319566: Laboring for Less: Working but Poor in Rural America. - ERIC
Most of the nonmetropolitan poor live in a household with at least one worker. In 1987, 70% of nonmetro poor family heads who were not ill, disabled, or retired worked for at least part of the year, and 24% worked full time, year-round. The employed proportion of the poor was significantly larger in nonmetro than metro areas. Despite a lengthy economic recovery, poverty rates among nonmetro workers in 1987 were significantly higher than during the recovery of the late 1970s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Census Figures; Economic Factors; Economically Disadvantaged; Employment; Employment Patterns; Heads of Households; Low Income; Policy Formation; Poverty; Rural Areas; Rural Economics; Rural Population; Rural Urban Differences; Underemployment; Unemployment; Working Poor
Downloads: 2
[texts]Oblicza biedy we współczesnej Polsce (Facets of Poverty in Contemporary Poland) - Monika Popow, Piotr Kowzan, Małgorzata Zielińska, Magdalena Prusinowska, Magdalena Chruściel (Editors) and: Maria Skóra, Ewelina Kuźmicz, Martyna Bildziukiewicz, Magdalena Marcinkowska, Witold Kieńć, Beata Maria Pawlik-Popielarska, Michał Kubiak, Malgorzata Kłoskowicz, Agnieszka Pogrzeba, Anna Stawowa, Żaneta Śmigiel, Aleksandra Wycisk, Tomasz Skoczylas, Dorota Majka-Rostek, Magdalena Żemojtel-Piotrowska, Jarosław Piotrowski, Agnieszka Kaim, Alicja Lisowska.
SPIS TREŚCI (Table of Contents) Wstęp (7-16) ROZDZIAL 1: BIEDA I PRACA (17-82) 1.1 Maria Skóra: Transformacja jako czynnik konstytuujący nowe grupy zagrożone ubóstwem w kontekście tzw. "trudnych" rynków pracy (19-36) 1.2 Ewelina Kuźmicz: Bieda pracujących, czyli working poor po polsku (37- 62) 1.3 Małgorzata Zielińska, Piotr Kowzan: Definiowanie biedy. Rozważania nad biedą we współczesnej Polsce oraz jej rozumieniem przez trójmiejskich nauczycieli (63-82) ROZDZIAL 2: BIEDA I WAR...
Keywords: poverty; unemployment; homeless; Poland; Polska; begging; fuel poverty; indebtedness; bieda; bezrobocie; working poor; labour migration; zadłużenie; bezdomni; wykluczenie; social excluion; pracujący biedni; żebractwo; migracje zarobkowe; wykluczenie energetyczne; social and political activism; gentrification; gentryfikacja
Downloads: 38
[texts]ERIC ED356848: The Life Circumstances and Development of Children in Welfare Families: A Profile Based on National Survey Data. - ERIC
The study described in this paper used data from two national samples of families with children to describe the home environments in which welfare children are being raised and to identify the children's health, learning, and behavior problems. The study compared children whose families had received Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) payments in the previous 12 months with children in families that were neither poor nor welfare dependent, and with children in poor families that had n...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Failure; Behavior Problems; Child Health; Child Welfare; Comparative Analysis; Economically Disadvantaged; Family Environment; Health Care Costs; Low Income; National Surveys; Parent Child Relationship; Poverty; Poverty Programs; Welfare Recipients; Welfare Services; Well Being; Working Poor
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED388771: Working but Poor in America. AFL-CIO Reviews the Issues. Report No. 84. - ERIC
In 1993, 10.4 million people were classified as being among the working poor. Of those individuals living in poverty, 2.4 million worked year round at full-time jobs and 7.4 million lived in a household containing someone who was employed full time throughout the year. A U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report identified low earnings, involuntary part-time work, and unemployment as three key reasons for poverty...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Change Strategies; Economic Factors; Employment Patterns; Employment Practices; Fringe Benefits; Income; Minimum Wage; Part Time Employment; Poverty; Public Policy; Tax Rates; Trend Analysis; Underemployment; Unemployment; Working Poor
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED365425: Are WE Ready? Collaboration To Support Young Children and Their Families. - ERIC
This paper discusses the importance of collaboration across social service and educational sectors as a way of achieving a coherent and integrated system that assures that young children receive the high quality of care and education they need and that also maximizes the use of federal, state, and local resources. Section 1 of the paper discusses the nation's commitment to six education goals and the challenges of finding more effective means whereby programs for the poor and the working poor, e...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agency Cooperation; Child Welfare; Cooperative Planning; Cooperative Programs; Day Care; Early Childhood Education; Educational Improvement; Family Programs; High Risk Students; Program Improvement; School Readiness; Working Poor; Young Children
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED210439: Limits to Productivity: Improving Women's Access to Technology and Credit. - ERIC
While there is significant variation in women's economic participation rates across cultures and situations in Third World countries, the common features in work patterns of poor women are striking. Segmented labor markets predominate throughout the developing world and restrict the demand for female labor to subsistence activities or to jobs in sectors of the market economy with low pay and status, limited tenure, and few chances for upward mobility...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Change Strategies; Credit (Finance); Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Influences; Cultural Interrelationships; Developing Nations; Economic Development; Females; Financial Problems; Policy; Poverty; Productivity; Sex Bias; Sex Discrimination; Social Change; Social Problems; Technological Advancement; Technology; Working Poor
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED360465: State of Hispanic America 1993: Toward a Latino Anti-Poverty Agenda. - ERIC
With this report the National Council of La Raza begins to formulate a coherent framework for assessing proposed solutions to the problems of Hispanic American poverty. Poverty among Hispanic Americans is persistent and severe. More than one in four Hispanic Americans and two in five Hispanic children are poor. This discussion of the dimensions of Latino poverty reveals that the disadvantaged economic situation can be explained largely by the poverty of the four groups: the working poor; female-...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Affirmative Action; Children; Civil Rights; Disadvantaged Youth; Economically Disadvantaged; Educational Attainment; Elementary Secondary Education; Equal Education; Equal Opportunities (Jobs); Fatherless Family; Hispanic Americans; Housing; Policy Formation; Poverty; Public Policy; Racial Discrimination; Urban Problems; Working Poor
Downloads: 12
[texts]ERIC ED324112: America's Children: Mixed Prospects. - ERIC
Data in this population bulletin indicate that in comparison with children of previous generations, today's youngsters are apt to have fewer siblings, and more likely to come from a broken home, have a working mother, and pass time as a latchkey kid. More children are in child care than in the past, and there has been a significant move toward center-based care. Preschoolers, particularly those from relatively well-off families, are increasingly enrolled in prekindergarten...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adoption; Children; Day Care; Demography; Divorce; Early Childhood Education; Educational Experience; Employed Women; Ethnic Groups; Family Characteristics; Family Income; Family (Sociological Unit); Futures (of Society); Infant Mortality; Mothers; Parent Child Relationship; Poverty; Racial Differences; Social Change; Tables (Data); Unwed Mothers; Well Being; Working Poor
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[texts]ERIC ED224900: Hardship: The Welfare Consequences of Labor Market Problems. A Policy Discussion Paper. - ERIC
Social statistics may exaggerate the degree of hardship caused by labor market problems. Yet, in many ways social statistics underestimate the degree of hardship caused by extended unemployment, underemployment, and low wages. Therefore, new measures are needed to reassess long-term and cyclical labor market developments, the changing status of minorities, the interrelationships between family patterns and employment problems, the effectiveness of income transfers for the working poor, and alter...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Cycles; Data Analysis; Economically Disadvantaged; Employment Patterns; Employment Problems; Family Income; Family Problems; Financial Needs; Financial Problems; Labor Market; Minimum Wage; Minority Groups; Poverty; Public Policy; Research Design; Social Indicators; Statistical Data; Statistical Studies; Trend Analysis; Underemployment; Unemployment; Welfare Recipients; Welfare Services; Working Poor
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[movies]A-DP protest inside Holyoke LaborReady
Anti-Displacement Project invades Holyoke, Massachusetts temp-labor supplier LaborReady. LaborReady exploits vulnerable day laborers, takes money out of minimum wage checks for illegal check cashing fees and safety equipment and transportation charges, leaving workers making less than minimum wage for a variety of hard labor jobs. LaborReady threatened legal action against A-DP, forcing them to close a website full of worker testimony against LaborReady and evidence of exploitation and unsafe wo...
Keywords: www.slaverready.com, holyoke, massachusetts, labor ready, laborready, temp labor, temporary; protest, occupation, anti-displacement project, a-dp; labor, worker, union, workers rights, minimum wage, poverty, working poor people, day laborers, osha violations, toxic workplaces, modern day sweatshop labor, cutler, standard plating, labor ready clients
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